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Pvt Riley Garner Clark

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Pvt Riley Garner Clark

Birth
Marion, Marion County, Ohio, USA
Death
11 Jul 1876 (aged 46)
Panguitch, Garfield County, Utah, USA
Burial
Panguitch, Garfield County, Utah, USA GPS-Latitude: 37.8169306, Longitude: -112.4160639
Plot
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Memorial ID
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Son of Samuel Clark & Rebecca Garner

Married Amanda Williams, 20 Mar 1850, Salt Lake City, Utah

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DIED at Houston and Cameron's saw mill, Mammoth Fork of Sevier, about 8 p.m., July 11th, RILEY G. CLARK, after an illness of 11 days.

Deceased received a paralytic stroke and was afflicted with inflammation of the lungs and bowels, was the second son of Samuel and Rebecca Clark, of Provo City; was born in Ohio, July 29th, 1829; was gathered with his father's family to the Church in his youth, was a member of the Mormon Battalion and marched through the American Deseret to California. He and his brother Joseph was among the first to dig the gold in California. He married Amanda Williams; was a loving husband and kind father; was the most ingenious of his fellows. His demise cast a gloom over our settlement (Panguitch), having lost a worker bee of the hive. He leaves a wife and thirteen children and numerous friends to mourn his loss.

Deseret News
26 July 1876

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RILEY G. CLARK. Private. Mustered out with Company July 16, 1847, at Los Angeles, Cal. Re-enlisted in Captain DAVIS' new Company A, at Los Angeles, Cal., July 20, 1847.

* Mormon Battalion members
Son of Samuel Clark & Rebecca Garner

Married Amanda Williams, 20 Mar 1850, Salt Lake City, Utah

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DIED at Houston and Cameron's saw mill, Mammoth Fork of Sevier, about 8 p.m., July 11th, RILEY G. CLARK, after an illness of 11 days.

Deceased received a paralytic stroke and was afflicted with inflammation of the lungs and bowels, was the second son of Samuel and Rebecca Clark, of Provo City; was born in Ohio, July 29th, 1829; was gathered with his father's family to the Church in his youth, was a member of the Mormon Battalion and marched through the American Deseret to California. He and his brother Joseph was among the first to dig the gold in California. He married Amanda Williams; was a loving husband and kind father; was the most ingenious of his fellows. His demise cast a gloom over our settlement (Panguitch), having lost a worker bee of the hive. He leaves a wife and thirteen children and numerous friends to mourn his loss.

Deseret News
26 July 1876

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RILEY G. CLARK. Private. Mustered out with Company July 16, 1847, at Los Angeles, Cal. Re-enlisted in Captain DAVIS' new Company A, at Los Angeles, Cal., July 20, 1847.

* Mormon Battalion members


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